We are excited to announce the launch of our new district website. We redesigned the site to serve you and our entire K-12 community better. Our goal is that the new Florence District One website will bring students, parents and community members news and information in more concise, consistent format. We hope you'll find the new website easier to use and find the information important to you.School sites will launch soon!!
Middle School Students to Swing with Seniors
Southside Middle School students are prepared to entertain hundreds of senior citizens as they converge upon the school on Thursday, April 27th beginning at 10:00 a.m. The annual Swinging with Seniors event is held each year to bridge the gap between students and the senior generation.
Organizers of the event also say that the event provides an excellent opportunity for many of the senior citizens to take advantage of the opportunity to visit a school.
Christen Thomas Legette, Family and Consumer Science teacher at Southside, has noted that the theme Under the Big Top with entertainment for the morning which will include the Southside’s Music Department. Door prizes will be distributed throughout the program, and lunch will be served from 11:00 until noon. Embrace Hospice will provide health screening for the seniors from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.
The program supported by the Alzheimer’s Association, SC Commission for the Blind, New Generations Adult Day Care, SC Protection and Advocacy, Kenneth Shuler, Golden Life Newspaper, The City of Florence Parks and Recreation Department, the City of Florence OWLS club the Florence Career Center , City of Florence Fire Department, Southside Middle School Fine Arts Department, Embrace Hospice,Lincoln Heritage Insurance, , We like to PARTY ( Personalizing Articles Representing the True You, Pamplico IGA, Senior Citizen Association, Southside Middle School Yearbook. For more information call Christen Thomas-Legette at 843-664-8467.
Local Students to Participate in Junior Citizens Police Academy
The Florence Police Department, in cooperation with Florence One Schools, will offer an opportunity for interested students to learn more about their local police department.
The Junior Police Academy will kick-off an eight-week course for seventh and eighth grade students at Williams Middle School. The Junior Citizens Academy will be held beginning Tuesday, March 21st from 3:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. at the school and will continue for the next seven Tuesdays.
Officers from the Florence Police Department will present various topics for the students during the weekly sessions including police department organizational structure; police community services programs; a finger-printing demonstration; and proper incident reporting. At the final session, a Junior Citizens Police Academy Graduation Ceremony will be held
For more information, contact the Florence Police Department or Florence One SRO Gerald Cameron, email@example.com.
Grade K-8 Reconfiguration
The Florence School District One Board of Trustees and administration began discussions on the reconfiguration of grades for our elementary and middle schools last September. The current elementary and middle school grade configurations are:
Four grades K-4 Elementary Schools
Nine grades K-6 Elementary Schools
One grades 5 & 6 Intermediate School
Three grades 7-8 Middle Schools
The Board is discussing the following configurations:
Thirteen grades K-5 Elementary Schools
Four grades 6-8 Middle Schools
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